2016 Faces of Design Awards Panel of Judges

From HGTV hosts and executives to award-winning architects and designers, learn about this year's distinguished panel of judges that will select the Overall Winner of the 2016 HGTV Faces of Design Awards.

HGTV Host
HGTV Host

David Bromstad

David Bromstad, host of HGTV's new series, My Lottery Dream Home, is known for his endless energy and out-of-the-box thinking. 

He has a knack for blending styles that incorporate realism and fantasy and creates awe-inspiring works on many platforms - including custom art, furniture building and interior design. Read More

Principal, Robert Nebolon Architects
Principal, Robert Nebolon Architects

Robert Nebolon

As the Overall Winner of the 2015 HGTV Fresh Faces of Design Awards, Robert Nebolon returns to help name the 2016 Faces of Design Winner.

He is known for developing design solutions for unique site features, such as celebrating the changing play of sunlight in a room and engaging the distant and immediate views of a home. Read More

Vice President, Home and Travel, Digital
Vice President, Home and Travel, Digital

Jillian St. Charles

Jillian St. Charles leads lifestyle brand websites for HGTV, Travel Channel, DIY Network and Great American Country.

Her deep love of interior design is reflected in her overflowing bookshelves, digital files and magazine racks.She’s been privileged to work with and feature some of the best designers in the US.  Read More

Creative Director, Chango & Co.
Creative Director, Chango & Co.

Susana Simonpietri

Award-winning and Fresh Faces of Design veteran, Susana Simonpietri, brings years of experience in commercial and residential architecture and interiors to the panel.

She has perfected an aesthetic of modern day elegance creating laidback-luxe spaces for her clients without skimping on function or comfort. Read More

HGTV.com Managing Editor
HGTV.com Managing Editor

Camille Smith

Camille Smith is a managing editor for HGTV.com, fine artist and antique furniture devotee.

As a former interior designer and Nickelodeon animator, Smith has a real passion for balanced, beautiful interiors with a touch of whimsy and punch of color. When it comes to design Camille believes trends come and go, but good design is timeless. Read More

Founder, FlynnsideOut Productions
Founder, FlynnsideOut Productions

Brian Patrick Flynn

Brian Patrick Flynn is an American television producer turned interior designer with a portfolio of high-profile projects, including HGTV Urban Oasis 2015 and HGTV Dream Home 2016.

After years writing, producing and directing, Flynn tried his own hand at residential interiors, quickly earning the respect of his peers and shelter magazine editors. Read More

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